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Re: [rhelv6-list] how to remove 'shot down' from system menu?



I don't know if this over-simplification, but if it were me, I'd just su -c 
'chmod 700 /sbin/shutdown'

- seth


> On 10/05/2011 04:46 PM, Alois Treindl wrote:
> > Thanks a lot, Andrew.
> > 
> > Still complicated, but managable.
> > 
> > Why did Redhat not put in a feature to remove the shutdown?
> > 
> > /sbin/halt and /sbin/reboot need root permission, too. Why not the Gnome
> > menu command???
> 
> My guess is that Red Hat did this to make easier for home/laptop users,
> who don't want to logout as a regular user and then log in as root to
> just to shutdown the system.
> 
> I'd say that's a reasonable argument, but it should be easy for sys
> admins to disable it in the workplace when needed.
> 
> --
> Prentice
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